Watch bulldozer crews mop up wildfire near Lake Berryessa
A 64-acre wildfire burning in Napa County has mostly been contained, and evacuations in the area have been lifted, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said in a Tuesday evening update.
The Canyon Fire is 85 percent contained, according to Cal Fire.
The wildfire sparked about 1:15 p.m. Monday near Highway 128 and Wragg Canyon Road, two miles south of Lake Berryessa. It is 36 miles west-southwest of Sacramento.
The Napa County Sheriff’s Office in a statement Monday said nine homes were evacuated. As of Tuesday evening, Cal Fire said those evacuations had been lifted. No structures have been reported damaged or destroyed.
The Canyon Fire’s cause remains under investigation.
The National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning for Modoc County, in the northeast corner of California, in place Tuesday afternoon through evening.
NWS red-flag warnings indicate a presence of gusty winds, low humidity and hot temperatures that create high risk for wildfires igniting and spreading.